TITLE

Munis Finish Flat to Firmer After Bernanke Testimony

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Anastasua; Curran, Bill
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;2/17/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32322, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the poor performance of municipal bonds in the U.S. This performance was associated with the congressional testimony of Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. Bernake reiterates the potential need for more tightening in federal budgets. Some traders also blamed the increasingly pronounced scarcity of bonds.
ACCESSION #
19836926

 

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